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Does anyone know roughly how much a 4.6 Thor weighs?

After being off the road for a few years I'm finally picking up a cheap replacement engine. I'm looking to get an engine stand to work on it and move it around with and want get one that's up to the job.

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It's all alloy so not that heavy at all. I would suspect under 100kg so even a small Machine Mart one will do the job.

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That's a lot lighter than I was expecting when looking at the weight capacities on offer!

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Two of us picked one up to move it, not easy but could be done.

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Years ago I bought 2 x Rover V8's (old 3.5 motors), at that time I was fit and could carry one by myself, wouldn't be able to do it now lol.

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According to wikipedia, it's 144-170kg depending on version.

I have the Draper 450kg stand, and it easily holds my 4.6

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I bought a stand a while back from SGS. Rated at 680KGs with 5 wheels, it holds a spare diesel engine I have got and is very stable.
They were quite a bit cheaper than anyone else.

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SGS is where I'm looking at getting the stand from. They only have the 450kg one at the moment. The 680kg says "Coming soon".

I think I'll get the 450kg I'll just get the 450kg one as I need it soon. The engine is arriving some time this week.

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I have got two stands actually. A 450Kg Clarke one from Machine Mart and the SGS 680kg one. I think they are all made in China.
The 680kg stand is much stronger and has a central fifth wheel in the middle. Some of the cheap ones only have 3 wheels.
The diesel engine is supposedly 40 kgs heavier than the V8. I just know it is very heavy with all the ancilliaries bolted on it.
You can't lift a diesel engine off the floor. I had to borrow an engine lift off a friend to get it on the stand.
Give SGS a ring. I remember they were showing out of stock on their website but actually had a couple in stock.